Chassis: Lightened and powder
coated frame. LX swinging-arm (to allow
wider tyre) with new s/arm roller bearings and
Hagon shocks. Respoked with Akront rims,
new wheel bearings and new Avon racing AM22/23
tyres. Skimmed/machined rear drum brake
with new shoes and springs. Skimmed and
lightened front disc. Front Lockheed calliper
with new EBC racing pads. Adjustable (AP
CP3125) front brake master cylinder. Adjustable
Tomaselli bars on Showa forks with new headstock
bearings. Scitsu electronic tacho.
Vic Camp (replica) glassfibre seat with integral
engine breather/catch tank. Glassfibre
fuel tank. Meadspeed RG500 MkIII fairing.
Engine: Bored to 88mm and
stroked to 80mm (493cc).
Rebuilt cylinder head with new (larger) Nucleus
valves, valve springs, valve seats re-profiled/multi-angle
cut, Nucleus valve guides, gas flowed ports,
reshaped combustion chamber. 40mm Amal
MKII carburettor with K+N filter (+ alloy bellmouth).
Newman cam. Tony Cook exhaust.
Crankshaft stroked, lightened and rebalanced
(www.applebee.co.uk) with new big-end, new con-rod
and new main bearings. MX clutch with
new plates and springs. Boyer Bransden
ignition. Barrel rebored with new OE Suzuki
+0.5mm piston, rings, g/pin, etc. Engine
rebuilt and blueprinted throughout with new
OE bearings, seals, bushes, spacers, gaskets,
circlips, filter, etc.